Definition: family descent; ADJ. ancestral
Definition: family descent; ADJ. ancestral
Sentences Containing 'ancestry'
Instead were these frail creatures who had forgotten their high ancestry, and the white Things of which I went in terror.
Yea, more than equally, thought Ahab; since both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy.
The Swedish Red and Norwegian Red breeds also have some ancestry based in Shorthorn genetics.
The ancestry of this tribe is not definitely known.
Another myth has it that Gharaibeh's ancestry is mixed peasantry with little or no Bedouin heritage.
His father was of German, Irish, and English descent, while his mother was of Italian ancestry.
His family was of Kurdish ancestry, and had originated from the city of Dvin in medieval Armenia.
Most families are therefore closely related due to intermarriage and sharing of common ancestry.
Her ancestry includes Welsh, Irish, Scottish, and French-Canadian roots.
Brown's ancestry was African American, Chicksaw, and Choctaw.
Persons of ethnic Tamil ancestry form about 58% of Singapore's Indian residents.
Somali Australians are Australian citizens and residents of Somali ancestry.
Other draft breeds such as the Shire claim destrier ancestry, though proof is less certain.
His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, and French.
His mother was Jewish and his father is a Catholic of Italian and distant French-Canadian ancestry.
Cotys I was a monarch of Greek, Iranian and Roman ancestry.
A colonial ancestry entitled him to membership in the Sons of the American Revolution and in the Society of Colonial Wars.
In 1990’s villagers around the rock are of mixed Vedda and Sinhalese ancestry.
Mithridates IV was of Persian and Greek Macedonian ancestry.
His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was born in Wichita, Kansas, and was of mostly English ancestry.
His ancestry is partly Icelandic, and he grew up in a Mormon family.
Most of his ancestry is Italian, with some Scottish.
The ancestry and heritage of the Deutschschweiz is German for centuries back.
Ancestry and Lineage of Lachlan Mcintosh
Weiden, of German and Italian ancestry, was raised in Porto Alegre, Brasil.
Mexico. In Mexico, a sizeable population can trace its ancestry to France.
A large percentage of politicians, businessmen, professionals and entertainers in the country are of French ancestry.
An unknown number with mixed French and Lao ancestry can be found throughout Laos.
His family was of indigenous ancestry, although they were probably not Yaqui, as was widely assumed.
From his paternal side he has German ancestry.
He has Mexican ancestry on his mother's side and Native American ancestry on his father's.
The immigrants were primarily of English and German ancestry.
Nothing is known of his ancestry except his father's name.
The Commander in Chief of the Maratha army, his ancestry traces back to the Aryan royal clan.
Oral traditions trace Samoan ancestry back to pre-history.
Per capita income in the United States by ancestry
This is a list of per capita income for U.S. citizens, organized by ancestry.
Three of her grandparents were of Italian descent, and the fourth of Polish ancestry.
It is claimed he was a supporter of the Nazis despite his Jewish ancestry, which was an open secret.
Nichols was born in Washington, D.C. to parents of Scottish ancestry.
His ancestry includes Northern Irish, German, and English.
Scottish New Zealanders are New Zealanders who are of Scottish ancestry.
Many Scottish New Zealanders have Māori or other non-European ancestry.
Adelmann or Adelman is a surname of Jewish (Ashkenazic) and/or German ancestry.
The ancestry and evolutionary relationships of the deinotheres remain obscure.
Tharman is a Singaporean of Sri Lankan Tamil ancestry.
Ancestry and history of the Baronetcy of the City of Westminster.
The school rescinded its offer when his mother was unable to document his ancestry.
His family is Catholic and of Anglo-Indian ancestry.
“Sassone is a Florentine by birth, ancestry and temperament.
More Vocab Wordstendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped